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in the last 24 hours around dennis mcdonna. sources tell me that dennis mcdonough is the chief candidate. ron biden has already been a contender. wool see whether the president pairs the announcement of a new chief of staff with jack lew's appointment today. >> so jack lew seems to have the nomination locked up. danny krugman is expected to be looked go ahead at for treasury secretary. >>> still, that's a subject for great discussion. now let's bring you up to speed with the action on today's global markets report. will i sixuan is with us. hi, sixuan. >> thank you, ross. that surprising number in trade data has helped beat sentiment in asia. the sensex index had a fresh 19-month high in trade before closing up .6%. airline stocks on upgrades. the shanghai composite finished in the green, up .4%. the nuclear power sector surged after it resumed its nuclear project after a 20-month suspension. some agriculture stocks topped the gains in that market. the nikkei 225 was pushed higher. the yen was around 288 handle against the greenback. new prime minister shen zoe abe asked the bank of japan to
in the clinton administration. very experienced washington hand. but the lead candidate, i'm told is dennis mcdona. long time obama aid. he would fit the practice, the pattern that president established of picking people close to him for key jobs. like jack lew, he is a no-drama figure. somebody whose ego is not out front. he gets along with others. >> at one time he broke with that pattern i suspect when he went with bill daly, not a chicagoan but not part of that inner circle here. >> just thei issue of independence. if jack lew were able to deliver fiscal sanity. if you ask guys in the market, what is one thing they want from the market, first order they want to away from the brinksmanship toward the level of sanity. corporate tax reform. and i guess i want to throw out to the group here, does the appointment of jack lew make more likely less likely or have no impact at all on the possibility that we get a little fiscal sanity from washington? because to my measure, that's the real thing that matters to the market. >> i think it is. >> i would say not much impact to the extent there is any.
committee of this board of clearwire, by the way, i think they've done a good job. it's run by dennis hersh, who i know, they're advised by very good people, they're finding out ways to get sprint to pay more -- >> did the special committee -- >> he's been head of the special committee. >> did they bring charlie in? >> no, the special committee here is going to work, as it must, to try to see if there's some sort of workable deal whether they with either get sprint to pay more money, to get this done with, because timing is important, or come up with some sort of workable plan so ergen can play $3.30 a share. >> where was these guys when the stock was in a pocket? >> what i want to make sure people understand is this is not a typical overbid from some company where you've got one bid at $2.97 and a clear pathway to $3.30. not at all the case. and the other question is, what ergen is really after. where is he really going, is he going to try to work a back door deal with sprint, because don't forget, dish has bought an enormous amount of spectrum of its own. it got approval from the fcc in d
picks. the betting is on his successor as chief of staff being another insider, dennis mcdonough, who is now the deputy national security adviser. >> first things first on that story. the top republican on the senate banking committee has come out opposing lew's nomination saying that he must never be secretary of treasury. on the cnbc newsline this morning, senator jeff sessions. good morning. >> good. budget committee, not banking. >> never is a long time, senator. it certainly sounds like a threat to filibuster. how serious are you? >> i feel very strongly about this. in 2011 when he was the omb director, we hoped that there would be an historic bipartisan agreement about our debt course. he came before the american people, announced the budget that he had crafted and said, quote, our budget will get us over the next several years to the point where we can look the american people in the eye and say we're not adding to the debt anymore, we're spending money that we have each your, then we can work to bring down our national debt. that was utterly and totally false. his own numbers
where he stands now. the technical take on apple. and dennis gartman says now is the time to buy stocks. see what he's buying. >> see you tonight. simon see you in 30. let's get to the third hour of "squawk on the street." it starts right now. >> and we are live at post nine at the new york stock exchange. quick check on the markets, awfully close to the flat line. the dow with a gain of about one point. 1.25. s&p is down a little more than that, off three and change. nasdaq is off about 12. the president's going to give a news conference at the white house in little less than half an hour, urging congress to raise the debt ceiling. we'll take that live, of course. ubs downgrading the stock to neutral from buy. jpmorgan taking it to neutral from overweight. jpmorgan citing slowing revenue. keep an eye on rig. transocean spiking after news carl icahn is taking a 1.5 stake in the company, may increase the stake above 5%. so he hopes. apple hovering near the $500 mark following reports the company's cutting orders on iphone components because of weak demand. as apple finally lost its cool
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